Brick Kiln Green, Blackmore End, Braintree, Essex, CM7 4DT | Property for sale | Savills
1,830 sq ft(170.01 sq m)
Excess of £700,000(€798,148)

Brick Kiln GreenBlackmore End, Braintree, Essex, CM7 4DT

    Key features

    • Wonderful period cottage
    • Exposed timbers and open fireplaces
    • Mature gardens of around 0.4 of an acre
    • Occupying a largely agricultural area surrounded by farmland and countryside
    • Secluded location

    Charming period cottage in a glorious rural setting being sold with no onward chain.

    About this property

    • The cottage was built in c.1540 with modern additions and occupies a glorious rural setting in the hamlet of Blackmore End with an established plot of approaching 0.4 of an acre.

      Little Thatch is a Grade II listed timber frame building with plastered elevations under a steep 'catslide' thatched roof, with a modern link joining an existing and renovated timber frame addition with an attractive mansard tiled roof.

      The accommodation offers many fine period features associated with its age including exposed timbers and an open fireplace. The property provides flowing ground floor reception space and four first bedrooms with the principal bedroom separate from the remaining rooms offering an ideal wing for extended family living.

      The property is entered via a small inner lobby opening to a charming beamed downstairs bathroom. The sitting room is positioned at the side of the house and is a welcoming generously sized room with original beams and stairs leading to three of the bedrooms. The feature of this room is the beautiful brick inglenook fireplace. The dining room is a comfortable room enjoying a brick inglenook fireplace with brick hearth and cast iron canopy. The room has been thoughtfully configured with a breakfast area and study recess. Beyond is a practical utility room. The kitchen is a stunning space with a modern kitchen with appliances. The room enjoys a triple aspect with views over the established gardens. Stairs lead to the principle bedroom with a modern en suite shower facilities

      The property is approached over a rural lane via a gated driveway. The property sits comfortably within its plot with the gardens mainly laid to lawn with established mature fruit trees and shrubs including a beautiful willow tree. In April 2018 the property had the benefit of approved planning permission for a double cart lodge under application number 8/00742/FUL, for which the groundwork is in place.

      All in around 0.4 of an acre.

      Mains water and electricity. Private drainage, compliant system.

      Local Authority
      Braintree District Council.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    A very charming house in the most tucked away position. I love the design and look of this interesting building.

    Karl ManningProperty agent

    Local information

    • Finchingfield: 4 miles, Halstead: 7 miles, Braintree and railway station: 6.2 miles, Stansted Airport, railway station and M11: 19 miles. All distances approximate.
    • The property occupies a secluded location overlooking open countryside and is approached over a rural lane. Blackmore End is a small rural hamlet comprising pretty cottages and large family homes. This largely agricultural area is surrounded by farmland and countryside.
    • The delightful picturesque villages of Finchingfield, Castle Hedingham, Wethersfield and Great Bardfield are all within easy reach, offering access to everyday amenities including post offices, local primary schools, public houses/restaurants and several shops.
    • The charming town of Halstead is 7 miles away with its pretty high street and a selection of shops and supermarkets.
    • Braintree offers a wide range of shops including the designer outlet village, leisure centre, cinemas and other activities. The area is well connected by road with the A120 providing access to the M11, Stansted Airport and the M25.
    • There are rail services at Braintree and Stansted with services to London Liverpool Street. The surrounding countryside is some of the most picturesque in Essex and includes miles of footpaths and country lanes linking the surrounding villages.

    Additional information

    • Services: Mains water and electricity. Private drainage, compliant system.
    • Local Authority: Braintree District Council.
    • Directions: From the M11 (Junction 8) proceed east on the A120 towards Braintree. Exit the A120 at the Dunmow turning and continue on the B1256 turning left on to The Street towards Great Saling. Continue through Great Saling towards Shalford. At the junction with Braintree Road continue towards Beazley End and then to Blackmore End. Pass the village green, keeping left. Then, after about a quarter of a mile, turn right into School Green and the house will be on the left-hand side. Postcode: CM7 4DT.
    • EPC Exempt
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: E